The biggest yet of Piaggio’s peculiar MP3s has an identity crisis. It looks like a scooter but the law classes it the same as a Reliant Robin three-wheeler car. Because Piaggio has added a footbrake and widened the space between the front wheels by 45mm, to 465mm, it falls into category B1 on European driving licences, defined as ‘three or four wheeled vehicles with an unladen weight not exceeding 550kg’. The category is granted automatically to anyone with a bike or car licence so someone who’s never even sat on a motorcycle can legally ride an MP3 LT. They don’t even need to wear a helmet. Probably just as well then that Piaggio is offering buyers free Compulsory Basic Training. Happily the confusion is only on paper. Riding the MP3 LT it becomes clear it’s a competent, comfortable but expensive maxi-scooter - with a twist.